Lynk Announces the Appointment of Standard & Poor’s Technology Heavyweight to lead Data Science and Engineering Teams

New York City/Hyderabad – 16th January 2020 –
Lynk, a global leader spearheading the “Knowledge as a Service” (KaaS) sector, announced the appointment of Udayakrishna Bandaru to lead the company’s Data Science and Engineering teams in Hyderabad.

Uday joins Lynk from S&P Global, where he managed business-critical web platforms and products that include Ratings, Research, Company Fundamentals, and Market Intelligence. He recently established technology centers across multiple cities in India for S&P Global. He has strong expertise in building and scaling data platforms and managing governance strategy along with business domain knowledge in Corporates, Muni and Structured Finance, Indices, and related areas.  Uday will report directly to Dr. James Lin, Chief Product & Technology Officer of Lynk and a leading expert in Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, and Knowledge Management. 

“We are thrilled to have a technology leader of Uday’s caliber joining Lynk as we accelerate our product development in AI and machine learning,” said James Lin. “The Data Science and Engineering teams in Hyderabad are crucial additions to Lynk’s existing technology capabilities in Hong Kong and New York City. Uday has a wealth of industry knowledge and a strong track record of delivering innovative data and software solutions to global clients. He is a great fit to lead our data science engineering initiatives and drive our knowledge management innovation with AI technology.” 

Commenting on his new role, Uday said, “I am very excited to be joining Lynk at this stage of exponential growth. Our aim is to deliver actionable knowledge on-demand by matching the right experts to answer the right questions at scale. The Data Science and Engineering teams will leverage AI & Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and advanced data analytics to build a world-class Knowledge-as-a-Service platform.”

Lynk is a rising star of the hotbed of Asia’s tech scene. With its recent funding led by MassMutual Ventures and Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, Lynk has rapidly built up capabilities to enable the next phase of growth.